#Live: Rivers election collation update: PDP clinches 17, out of 19 LGAs declared so far




Governorship and State Assembly election results of 19 out of 23 local government areas have been declared in Rivers State.

Out of the declared 19 areas, Governor Nyesom Wike’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won 17 at resumed collation exercise in Portharcourt, Rivers state capital.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had adjounred proceedings on Tuesday, but reconvened on Wednesday morning.

Here are the results;

  1. PHALGA LGA

20 Wards,
Registered Voters – 485,238

Accredited Voters – 57,183,

AAC – 11,866

PDP – 40,197

Total Valid Votes – 55,523

Rejected Votes – 1,620

Total Vote Cast – 57,143


2. Ikwerre LGA

13 Wards, Elections did not hold in 2 Wards

Registered Voters – 151,390

Accredited Voters – 22,885

AAC – 5,660

PDP – 14,938

Rejected Votes – 1,125

Total Votes Cast – 22,885


3. Andoni LGA

11 Wards

Total Registered Voters – 124,316

Accredited Voters – 102,959

AAC – 5,335

PDP – 92,056

Total Valid Votes – 101,481

Rejected Votes – 1,446

Total Votes Cast – 102,927


4. Oyigbo LGA

10 Wards

Total Registered Voters – 109,095

Accredited Voters – 42,317

AAC – 32,026

PDP – 8,652

Total Valid Votes 41,984

Total Rejected Votes – 333

Total Votes Cast – 42,317


5. Eleme LGA

10 Wards

2 Wards Cancelled due to Violence

Total Registered Voters – 89,751

Accredited Voters – 16,040

AAC – 2,748

PDP – 9,560

Valid Votes – 14,349

Rejected Votes – 1,691

Total Votes Cast – 16,040

2 Wards Cancelled

Total Registered voters – 27,581
Total Affected Polling Units 24


6. Opobo Nkoro LGA

11 Wards

Total Registered Voters – 52,069

Accredited Voters – 11,468

AAC – 3,888

PDP – 6,314

Total Valid Votes – 10,864

Total Votes Cast – 11,178

Number of Polling Units Cancelled – 19

Registered Voters – 7,030


7. Bonny LGA

12 Wards

2 Wards Cancelled

Total Registered Voters – 59,746

Accredited Voters – 15,830

AAC – 3,046

PDP – 10,551

Total Valid Votes – 14,509

Rejected Votes – 469

Total Cast – 14,978

17 Polling Units Affected with – 12,079


8. Okrika LGA

12 Wards

Total Registered Voters – 73,803

Accredited Voters – 31,609

AAC – 3,803

PDP – 25,572

Total Valid Votes – 31,078

Rejected Votes – 531

Total Votes Cast – 31,609


9. Akuku Toru LGA

Total Registered Voters – 92,577

Accredited Voters – 67,855

AAC – 36,661

PDP – 25,765

Valid Votes – 67,009

Rejected Votes – 706

Votes Cast – 67,715


10. Omuma LGA

10 Wards

Registered Voters – 60,662

Accredited Voters – 18,975

AAC – 1,853

PDP – 15,792

Valid Votes – 18,429

Rejected Votes – 203

Total Votes Cast – 18,623

Polling Units Affected 28 across 8 Wards

Registered Voters – 9,627


11. Tai LGA

10 Wards

No Election in one Ward

Registered Voters – 71,519

Accredited Voters – 50,437

AAC – 540

PDP – 47,652

Valid Votes -49,234

Rejected Votes – 1,203

Total Votes Cast – 50,437

20 Polling Units across 5 Wards with 12,221 registered Voters, were cancelled due to violence


12. Ahoada East LGA

13 Wards

Registered Voters – 82,858

Accredited Voters – 19,575

AAC – 3,713

PDP – 14,589

Valid Votes – 19,125

Rejected Votes – 450

Votes Cast – 19,575


13. Emohua LGA

14 Wards

No Election in 3 Wards

Registered Voters – 124,080

Accredited Voters – 80,724

AAC – 2,856

PDP – 71,522

Valid Votes – 77,619

Rejected Votes – 3,105

Votes Cast – 80,724

Election did not hold in 3 Wards due to widespread violence, with a Voting Population of 22,333, With 43 Polling Units Affected


14. Etche LGA

19 Wards

No Election in 1 of the Wards

Registered Voters – 107,502

Accredited Voters – 22,536

AAC – 7,437

PDP – 11,842

Valid Votes – 20,340

Rejected Votes – 714

Total Votes Cast – 21,054

24 Polling units with 11,118 Registered Voters affected due to violence and hijack of Election Materials.


15. Onelga LGA

17 Wards, Collation done for 13 Wards

Registered Voters – 112,631

Accredited Voters – 43,024

AAC – 8,423

PDP – 31,277

Valid Votes – 41,705

Rejected Votes – 1,319

Votes Cast – 43,024

Elections disrupted in 69 Polling Units with 327,77 Voters by violence, with no results collated.


16. Ogubolo LGA

12 Wards

Cancellation in 5 Wards due to violence at the time of Collation

Registered Voters 54569

Accredited Voters 13492

AAC 814

PDP 11855

Valid Votes 13281

Rejected Votes 211

Total Votes Cast 13492

Affected Polling Units 51

Voting Strength 18204


17 Obioakpor LGA

17 Wards

Registered Voters 600622

Accredited 296956

AAC 7495

PDP 281164

Valid Votes 292324

Rejected Votes 2448

Total Votes Cast 294772

There was drama as the Returning Officer Claimed no incidences as an APP Agent stood up to counter his claims insisting that no Collation held in Obioakpor due to disruptions. Then Another Party Agent also stood to declare him an impostor.

An Agent who also introduced himself as representing the AAC explained that although his party have issues with the results, they will approach the right Quarters.

INEC officials and Security Agents then stepped into verify the Identity of the Alleged APP Agent.


18. Asari Toru LGA

13 Wards

Registered 74047

Accredited 53056

AAC 18945

PDP 32172

Valid 52787

Rejected 256

Votes Cast 53043

No Election in one of the Wards with 24 polling units and 9684 registered Voters


19 Degema LGA

Registered 90578

Accredited 19129

AAC 5071

PDP 12133

Valid Votes 18585

Rejected Votes 544

Total Votes Cast 19129

Election failed to hold in 27 polling units across 8 Wards with 14983 Registered Voters

Rivers State Returning Officer Professor Teddy Adias, at this point displays Forms EC8D and EC8E in which he explains the results will eventually be entered in but called for a 3-hour break to allow the Results for Khana and Ahoada West to be ready.




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